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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby OzFlo » Sun Aug 06, 2017 7:24 am

Just mucking around with some outside corner joints on 16ga stainless.. I experimented using pulse, as well as filler and no filler joints. All joints were welded with a 3/32" 2% Lanthanated Tungsten, Furick Fupa 12 with aluminium angle for backing. I had 100 amps set on the machine but didn't go anywhere near that..I think I had about 12LPM argon flow.

No pulse, 1/16" 308L filler:

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1pps, 100 amps, 30% peak current and 20% background current, 1/16" 308L filler:

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Same settings as above sans filler:

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I only ran 6 coupons but I can definitely see the benefit that using a smaller diameter tungsten and filler would have on thin material.

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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby LtBadd » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:58 am

OzFlo wrote:Just mucking around with some outside corner joints on 16ga stainless.. I experimented using pulse, as well as filler and no filler joints. All joints were welded with a 3/32" 2% Lanthanated Tungsten, Furick Fupa 12 with aluminium angle for backing. I had 100 amps set on the machine but didn't go anywhere near that..I think I had about 12LPM argon flow.

I only ran 6 coupons but I can definitely see the benefit that using a smaller diameter tungsten and filler would have on thin material.

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way to lay it down Flo, very nice
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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby OzFlo » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:16 pm

LtBadd wrote:way to lay it down Flo, very nice


Thanks Richard. This is the same material that I'm going to build my water cooler reservoir from so I want to get some good practice before attempting to weld that up. I didn't use any chill bars on the face side of the material when I welded those coupons but definitely will be when I attempt the real thing.

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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby LtBadd » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:50 pm

OzFlo wrote:Thanks Richard. This is the same material that I'm going to build my water cooler reservoir from so I want to get some good practice before attempting to weld that up. I didn't use any chill bars on the face side of the material when I welded those coupons but definitely will be when I attempt the real thing.

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Make sure to document your build, we'll all benefit from it ;)
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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby pgk » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:42 am

Nice job Flo :)
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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby OzFlo » Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:17 am

pgk wrote:Nice job Flo :)


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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby dgapilot » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:12 pm

Nice welds Flo, hope I can achieve that level of consistency some day


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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby OzFlo » Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:12 am

Thanks David.. I only posted the good ones!! :lol:
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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby MosquitoMoto » Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:17 am

Beautiful work, Flo.



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Re: The what I welded today (/whenever) thread (pics please)

Postby Coldman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:58 pm

Was stuck in the shop waiting for deliveries. Got sick of doing paperwork so went into the shop and knocked up a third hand from scrap. The 1/4" round came from a mop squeezer already bent to perfect shape, just had to cut it to length. All three points got aluminium bronzed to eliminate sparking.

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Deliveries came, too late to go back to site and I missed lunch so what would do you think an aussie joker would do about that?
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